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Ganga Darshan News and Events



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Buddha Poornima

On 14th May on the occasion of Buddha Poornima, a special program was conducted at Satyam Vartika in memory of Swami Dharmashakti (Ammaji). After the havan a slide show on the life of Ammaji was shown.

Yuva Yoga Mitra Mandal

From 29th April to 2nd May, YYMM conducted a yoga refresher course in which 50 yuvas participated. The classes were conducted by Sannyasis Chandramani and Gautam.

BYMM children's summer camp

From 1st to 8th June, a residential summer camp for children was held at Ganga Darshan. A total of 38 children between the age of 10 and 18 participated in APMB, chanting and English classes which were conducted by Sannyasis Amargeet, Buddhimani, Paramananda and Yogashraddha.
The highlight during this camp was the organization and management of a children's yoga program at Paduka Darshan.

Children's yoga program

From 1st to 6th June, over 200 children from the Munger area had morning APMB classes from 6 to 8am. The children from the summer camp acted as teachers and demonstrators, and were fully involved in all the activities required to make this event successful.


One-year Diploma course

From August 2014 to May 2015, the one-year Diploma course, was conducted at Ganga Darshan. Eleven students participated. They came from Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Greece, Kurdistan and Nepal.
Daily APMB classes, meditation and yoga nidra were held. Teachers were Swamis Ananda Kumar, Krishnapriya, Taponidhi, Yogamaya and Yogatirtha, and sannyasis Atmarpan, Devileela, Pragyadhara, Satchidananda, Soumyashakti and Vijayashakti.

Four-month Yogic Studies course

From February to May, the four-month Yogic Studies course (Hindi) was conducted at Ganga Darshan. Nine ladies and 32 men attended the course. They came from Bihar, Gujarat, Haryana, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, and Nepal.
Classes were conducted by sannyasis Yogashraddha and Atmarpan; they were assisted by sannyasis Mayankeshwar and Premsagar.
Both courses culminated on 24th May with an inspiring satsang given by Swami Niranjanananda.


Uttar Pradesh

From 25th April to 5th May, Swami Kaivalyananda conducted various programs in Kanpur. At the gun factory, 15 officers attended the morning classes. At the Chintels Higher Secondary School, in total 600 students and 100 teachers attended the mid-morning classes. A separate satsang was organized by Sannyasi Karunamurti at Yashodanagar in Kanpur. The participants and organizers of the various programs expressed the wish to have regular yoga classes and visit Ganga Darshan.


Sannyasa Peeth Events

Sannyasa Peeth was established by Swami Niranjanananda Saraswati on 6th December 2010, to fulfil the third mission and vision of his Guru, Sri Swami Satyananda Saraswati.

In the modern context sannyasa has to be interpreted in a practical, logical and systematic way. The purpose of sannyasa is to cultivate and to live the higher spiritual qualities.

Sannyasa Peeth will provide an opportunity for sincere aspirants to imbibe the right samskara, be exposed to traditional sadhanas and learn to apply teachings by adhering to an alternative spiritual lifestyle based on the principles and disciplines of sannyasa.

Sannyasa Peeth will be conducting various events and programs for the benefit of spiritual seekers, aspirants and devotees.

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